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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 611

Sunday, February 6, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2053 (continued)
G 2053 A. Drawing of shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2053 C: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick and rubble underneath it to the beginning of the bad rock. Only on west lined with crude brick to the rock. It is north of B and south of D. Total depth 2.7 meters. Limestone debris, rubble, dirty debris and potsherds. Chamber on west. Built with stones and roofed with one slab. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2053 D: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble topped with crude brick and cut in bad rock below. Total depth 2.6 meters. Dirty debris, limestone debris, rubble and potsherds. Chamber on west. Cut in bad rock. Roofed with one slab. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2110
G 2110 X: In shaft and chamber. Lined with masonry. It is north of Y and west of the casing of G 2110 and west of W. Total depth 2.4 meters. Red debris, pebble, stones and sand. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 612.

G 2110 Y: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick topped with one course of masonry and cut in bad rock below. It is south of X and north of Z. Total depth 2.05 meters. Red debris, pebble, sand and limestone debris. Chamber on west. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 612.

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    02/06/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2053

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

    • Type Translator
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Diary translator. Son of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926). Brother of Mohammed Said Ahmed (Head Reis 1936-1939). Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.
  • Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1936–1939. Son of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926) and brother of Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator) and Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.